Italy is a wonderful country to visit, with beautiful scenery lots of fine coastline and historic ruins around every corner.
As a camping destination it is usually overlooked but it is in fact the perfect place for enjoying the great outdoors.
For campers there are three different parts of this wonderful country that are ideal for both exploring the landscape and soaking in the bustle of city life.
The most beautiful region is known as the Italian Lakes, which is a collection of big lakes, well inland, which are surrounded by mountains.
Families are well served here with a large selection of water sports to choose from and the safety of a lakeside location. There are good camp sites throughout this area, all with excellent facilities.
Extending all the way up to the alps is Lake Maggiore, this part of the Italian Lakes attracts many walkers and those that love mountainous regions. More water sports can be found around the Lake Garda area, which has the cities of Verona and Milan close enough for a day trip to take in the hub of city chic.
If a beach holiday is what you are looking for then the Adriatic coast is the place for you. Resorts like the Lido de Jesolo are very well-liked and attract many tourists due to the excellent beaches and close proximity to Venice. The latter should be on any Italian visitors list, with its network of canals running like veins through this historic city.
Campers that enjoy a simpler beauty will be attracted to Tuscany with the wonderful cities of Florence and Rome. Foodies in particular will love this region which is a gourmet paradise.